The campaign is being carried out by the Ministries of Education and Public Security together with the Market Regulatory Administration, and focuses on acts of harassment or sexual assault by the personnel of said institutions against students.
Venues operating without a license, unqualified instructors, and practices such as false advertising, misleading offers on tuition, and aiding students to commit fraud on art exams came under scrutiny.
Local governments must cooperate with the State and a mechanism will be established shortly to receive complaints from the population on the subject.
In China, there are many centers that prepare young people in the arts, because during university entrance exams, showing skills in that subject or in sports helps improve scores.
Last month, however, the founder of a renowned Beijing academy and a student were arrested after allegations linked them to sexual harassment of some 20 female students.