I need articles that are relevant to why a school would or would not close for martin luther king day
Go to the Databases by Subject LibGuide, linked below. You can also find it from the library homepage, in the Featured LibGuides box on the left. From there, select the Hot Topics tab. I chose EBSCO: All Hot Topics Databases. I serached this phrase (you can copy and paste): DE "MARTIN Luther King, Jr., Day". This is a subject search.
Use the limiters on the left to refine your results. Be sure to select full text. You'll probably want to use the subject terms, as well.
You will also find InfoTrac Newsstand in the Hot Topics tab. Select that link, and at the top of the page, select Subject Guide Search. Type Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and you will find some results. You can use the limiters on the left, or browse the titles.