Thayer Capital Partners, a Washington, D.C.-based private equity investment firm, has acquired Sunburst Technology, a division of Houghton Mifflin Co. and a leading supplier of software to schools in the United States and Canada.

Sunburst develops and sells educational software for the K-8 market, including such well-known brands as Tenth Planet, HyperStudio, and Type to Learn. The company's software division is one of three branches; the other two are educational reseller Educational Resources and Sunburst Health and Guidance, which produces videos and printed supplements for educators.

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