Roman Education Quickquiz 1. Only children from rich families received an education. 2. Private tutors were used by the very poor. 3. A Roman school had several rooms. 4. Teachers were very well paid. 5. Teachers worked very long hours. 6. Art was the most important subject in school. 7. Children were hit if they gave a wrong answer. 8. Mathematics was not really taught. 9. Honourability was a subject for girls. 10. Boys were prepared for their role in society and the army.