23. If a hybrid student wakes up with a sore throat or sniffles, it seems best to call in sick, though it could just be the common cold. My child is under the impression that they can't dial in for virtual learning on days they call in sick and that too m

This is answered in question 20. If you are sick - you can still log in from home and not be counted absent. It would only be an absence if the student was neither present nor online. This policy is subject to change but this is the current iteration of it.