What type of education was available in colonial North Carolina?

Children that were school-age in North Carolina were taught at home. They were taught at home by their parents or a private tutor that your parents paid to educate you. When these kids became teenagers, they would go off to Europe or college. Girls in North Carolina did not go to school. They were taught how to knit clothes by their parents. Some boys in North Carolina were taught a trade so that they could continue the family business when their father retired. Most boys would go to school and learn a trade. Some boys learned to read and write.