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Smart Beginnings was formed in 2007 as a public-private partnership between the Charlottesville/Albemarle Partnership for Children, the United Way - Thomas Jefferson Area and the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia. The group received a $400,000 grant from the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation to develop a program to promote school readiness. Miriam Rushfinn is the executive director.