The New England and Middle Colonies had the similarities that their children were taught about religion. Their parents thought it was very important for them to learn about religion. Girls couldn't go to grammar school or college. Males were the only ones allowed to go to college, unlike today. The girls were taught to read the bible and other religious papers as well. The Middle and Southern Colonies and the similarities that girls were taught reading and different skills to run a household and to practice for future children. The young boys and men received the most education. The New England and Southern Colonies didn't have much similarities except just like before, girls weren't allowed to go to college.