The Alabama Department of Education is responsible for overseeing and regulating the educational system in the state of Alabama. Their main goal is to provide a high-quality education for all students in Alabama, from kindergarten through twelfth grade. They develop and implement educational policies, curriculum standards, and assessment frameworks. The department also provides support and resources to schools, teachers, and administrators, and ensures compliance with state and federal education laws. Additionally, they work to improve student achievement, promote school accountability, and foster educational innovation and excellence.