How can one adult impact the life of a young student? The above video showcases the impact Communities in Schools Student Support Managers have on the students they work with. CIS of Chicago’s primary goal is to see Chicago’s graduation rate rise to 100 percent. They work to achieve this in local schools every day by empowering students to succeed and surrounding them with a community of support. CIS of Chicago strategically places caring adults in schools to work with kids at risk of dropping out.