Yes! In the state of Oregon, there are few regulations on homeschooling your child(ren). You must notify the Education Service District before the school year begins or within 10 days of withdrawing your child from school mid-year.
The state requires testing in grades 3, 5, 8 and 10; however, no testing is required in the first 18 months of homeschooling (even if your child is currently in a test year).
Yes! 2 Corinthians 3:6 says, "HE has made us competent as ministers..." and above all, we believe that it is the Lord who equips us and strengthens us to educate our children. You don't need to have a college degree. There are many tools, resources and curricula readily available that are easy to follow until you find your own "stride". Homeschooling is unique to each family and ANYONE can do it!
Once you notify the state, you may want to do a few things: